Chapter 14

Working with Windows 7

The following CompTIA A+ 220-802 Exam objectives are covered in this chapter:

  • 1.1 Compare and contrast the features and requirements of various Microsoft Operating Systems.
    • Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Enterprise
    • Features: 32-bit vs. 64-bit; Aero, gadgets, user account control, bit-locker, shadow copy, system restore, ready boost, compatibility mode, administrative tools, defender, Windows firewall, security center
    • Upgrade paths – differences between in place upgrades, compatibility tools, Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
  • 1.2 Given a scenario, install, and configure the operating system using the most appropriate method.
    • Boot methods: USB, CD-ROM, ...

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